Curtin University

Campus of Curtin University

Study at Curtin University

Curtin University is Western Australia’s largest and most culturally diverse university with students from 125 different countries. The campus is located just outside Perth and offers an amazing student experience where you can easily mix studies, beach, and unique adventures.

Below, you will find basic information about studying at Curtin University. Our other pages provide you with information about study programsaccommodationstudent life in Perth and the application process.

Why should I study at Curtin University?

  • You get to experience Perth - one of the most liveable cities in the world with endless hours of sunshine. In fact, Perth gets more sunshine than any other Australian capital city!
  • You get an international study experience and make friends from all over the world - there are around 16,000 international students from 125 different countries
  • You can experience campus life at one of Australia's most modern campuses
  • You get valuable real-life input from the university's cooperation with industry partners and international teachers
  • You can mix studies with amazing beach life and outdoor activities
  • You get a unique opportunity to explore the nature and wildlife of Western Australia
  • ... and you just might experience flash mobs, the color run, giant outdoor karaoke, outdoor cinema and much, much more...

What can I study at Curtin University?

Curtin University offers both study abroad (1-2 semesters), bachelor and master programs. The many courses and study programs are offered within the four faculties of Business, Engineering, Health Sciences, and Humanities. Read more about the many options under the Study programs tab, or get in touch with us to find the course and study programs of your dreams.

Curtin University has a great academic reputation

Many of Curtin University's professional programs have received acknowledgement by national and international organizations.

Curtin was ranked 40th in the world for universities under the age of 50 in the QS World University Rankings 2014. Curtin was also awarded five stars (out of five) in the 2014 QS Stars University Ratings.

Curtin was ranked equal 10th in the Times Higher Education’s list of the top 100 most international universities in 2015. In fact, Curtin has the third-largest student population of any Australian University with 50,000 students enrolled!

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Curtin University and industry partners

In order for students to be sufficiently equipped with the necessary knowledge and confidence to make successful careers in the modern international market, Curtin University offers practical and industry-aligned degrees. Curtin has partnerships with more than 90 institutions worldwide and industry partners include Alcoa, Alzheimer's Australia, Bankwest, BHP Billiton, Cancer Council Western Australia, Chevron, CSIRO, Rio Tinto, the Water Corporation and Woodside. Many of these partners work in the mining and resources industry, which is a big part of the growth of Perth and Western Australia.

What does it cost to study at Curtin University?

The cost of studying at Curtin University varies according to your level of study and study field. Our study advisors will be happy to send you the accurate price for your preferred study program and courses, as well as an estimated budget of living in Perth.

KILROY offers free student counselling and our study advisors answer any question you might have. Students from some countries can apply for part-time work in Australia besides their studies e.g. in a café or in a movie theatre. This can help make student life a little sweeter while studying abroad. Contact KILROY for more information on your work rights on a student visa. 

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Study at Curtin University in Singapore

You can also study at Curtin's offshore campus in Singapore and experience one of the world’s most cosmopolitan and vibrant cities.

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